We currently accept cash, credit cards, and checks. Make checks payable to the Register of Deeds.
If you are mailing in your documents to be recorded or mailing in a request for documents, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Recording Fee Flat rate per document $30.00
  Assigns or Discharge more than 1 document #
  Additional for each # $3.00
Tax Certificate
(Required on all Warranty Deeds, Land Contracts, and Deeds which contain covenant)
Flat rate per document  
  First 25 parcel numbers $5.00
  Additional parcel numbers over 25 $0.20
Copies Per page $1.00
  Large plat/condo drawings $2.00
Certified Copies Certification $5.00
  Plus total number of pages at $1.00 per page  
Emailed Copies 1-10 pages $2.00
  11-20 pages $4.00
  21-30 pages $6.00
  31-40 pages $8.00
  Every additional 10 pages $2.00
Quick Search In-person or by phone may incur a search fee $5.00
Credit Card Fees Please see Online Convenience Fees page  
Tract Index Per hour or any portion thereof $10.00
Transfer Tax Please see Transfer Tax on our Frequently Asked Questions page  
Register of Deeds
Jenny Nash, Livingston County Treasurer

Brandon Denby
Register of Deeds

Brandon Barefield
Chief Deputy



(517) 546-0270


Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed County Holidays

Historical Courthouse

200 E Grand River Ave
Howell, MI 48843